Synectics Tempe , AZ 85281
Create and lead activities related to projects following an established organizational change management process
Stakeholder assessments, data analysis, development and implementation of people focused transition strategies and strategic communication plans, facilitation of training.
Support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans.
Apply established structured change management approach and methodology for the people side change caused by projects and change efforts
Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns
Conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
Develop a set of actionable and targeted change management plans including communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan
Support the execution of plans by employee-facing managers and business leaders
Provide active and visible coaching to executive leaders who are change sponsors
Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions
Create and enable reinforcement mechanisms and celebrations of success
Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan
Work with communication, training, and HR specialists in the formulation of particular plans and activities to support project implementation
Bachelor's degree in related field appropriate for the assignment plus six years of experience.
Prefer experience developing concepts, processes, and systems that support organizational change activities relating to enterprise architectures, large-scale modernization efforts, and/or EAM/ERP initiatives.
Change Management Professional designation is a plus
Accredited Communicator Certification is a plus
Solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies (example: Prosci certification)
Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
Experience with large-scale organizational change effort
Advanced interpersonal skills - Ability to interact effectively with various individuals/groups throughout Company from executive management to hourly personnel to perform high quality work under pressure and on tight deadlines
Knowledge of the electric utility industry and the current information technology environment is preferred
Exceptional oral, written and listening skills; ability to be persuasive with publics of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints
Solid organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and work under intense pressure
Ability to negotiate with individuals on all levels of the organization, and provide communications counsel to executive management
Ability to guide and facilitate teams/partners who are experts in their fields
Ability to use discretion in handling confidential and highly sensitive information
Ability to explain complex issues and technical information in terms appropriate for various audiences
Strong problem solving skills for providing answers, enlisting support and finding new solutions, often under stress and deadlines
Ability to work independently, often on sensitive issues, under severe deadlines
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